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  1. Manage NuGet Packages should support Database project

    In Visual Studio 2013, when I click the Manage NuGet Packages menu for Database project, it will prompt me that "Operation failed. The project 'database project name' is unsupported.".

    And in Visual Studio 2015, this feature is grey out for database project.
    I think NuGet Manager should also support database project. There has other communities who also has this requirement, please refer to:

    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/8570c1e9-2916-4e80-800a-2e553f8a2bfa/referencing-dacpac-nugets-from-a-sqlproj-ssdt-within-visual-studio-2015?forum=visualstudiogeneral&prof=required

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      5 comments  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Rename Package Manager Console to Shell

      Package Manager Console is a Powershell window that is used by many different tools aside from Nuget/Package Manager. For instance, scaffolding for ASP.NET and Migrations in Entity Framework, and probably more things in the future. New versions of the Package Manager GUI will make it less and less necessary to use the shell for nuget purposes, so it makes less and less sense to refer to it as the "package manager" console. Just call it Shell (or Console or Powershell Console if you prefer).

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        1 comment  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • NuGet Package Visualizer is missing from Visual Studio 2015

        Please add back in the "NuGet Package Visualizer" to Visual Studio 2015 that existed in Visual Studio 2013.

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          1 comment  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • nuget manager - too slow !!!

          Guys, what are you doing there with the Nuget Manager ?
          Why is it so slow ?

          Clicking between tabs takes nearly a minute. And even the first loading after the start... why does it have to start loading everyting, you not even give chance to user to search and he is from beginning blocked nearly for a minute.

          42 votes
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            1 comment  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add "Publish" for nuget package projects

            We run our own nuget server in house, and as such, we find ourselves continually having to go into the project properties to check "Produce outputs on builds", then performing a build, then leaving the IDE to copy the generated nuget package to our in-house server, and finally returning to the IDE to uncheck "Produce outputs on builds" (which we only really want to do when we need to publish).

            It's a tedious process that could be easily circumvented with a Publish option. We don't want to publish on every build, but when we do, we'd like it to be…

            22 votes
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              1 comment  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add a reference to multiple projects in the same solution

              It would be nice if we had multiple projects in one solution, that we can add a reference to an assembly to multiple projects, in one shot, like whats has been done in NuGet, as you can right click on the solution, and click the menu "Manage NuGet Packages for solution.."

              15 votes
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                1 comment  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • microsoft NuGet visual studio 2015 package failed while installing vs2015 preview

                hi, i wanted to install vs2015 preview and microsoft NuGet visual studio 2015 package failed, what can i do to solve the problem?

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                  2 comments  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • add option to NuGet to reinstall package

                  Sometimes references for a project gets messed up and the package that's installed (listed in packages.config) isn't matching what assemblies are referenced. It would be a good time saver to have an option/action on the nuget screen to be able to re-install a single package (ignoring any dependencies, etc). It can be done today with the uninstall, but then you have to search the whole NuGet directory and remember which version. When you have 10+ that becomes cumbersome.

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                    1 comment  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Improve NuGet package installation at project level

                    It's currently very painful to install NuGet packages on a new project that you just created within an existing solution. If you right-click the project itself and choose "Manage NuGet packages" you only have one way to install the packages that you need: go to Online and find the package that you want and install it.

                    However, this will always fetch the latest version of the package from the NuGet feed, when the rest of the solution might use a different version of that package. For example, if I were to install Ninject this way it would install 3.2.2.0 while…

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                      0 comments  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow loading NuGet assemblies from CSX

                      This is "must have" feature, if CSX should be really usable one day.

                      We should be able to install nuget package and reference it from CSX without specifying relative or absolute path to the assembly.

                      What's the problem:

                      First of all, when we update nuget package to newer version, the path changes, which leads to runtime exceptions

                      Second, it may not be trivial to determine, where the nuget packages are stored, since it may vary between environments (build server, dev machine, etc..)

                      12 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Show Owner of Nuget Package in Visual Studio Packet Manager

                        On Nuget.org website, both author and owner are display on the site. But on NuGet Package Manager in Visual Studio, it only shows author.

                        If that owner has a malicious intent (or his nuget account is hacked) he could upload a binary with an exploit that would then be downloaded and executed on numerous development machines and maybe even end user systems (if a setup is built from the package)

                        So question: Is there any way to make Visual Studio display the owner of a package so we can know whether the package comes from a trustworthy source?

                        Detailed explanation…

                        10 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • nuget package manager in VS should filter by target platform

                          Customers would like to search by target framework and find packages compatible with their projects. This is to track an API and web UI that enables it.
                          VS should filter that nuget package listed is for .NET Core or the full framework

                          9 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • nuget package manager should allow filtering .net core assemblies

                            When working on a .Net Core project, NuGet Manager displays all those packages that are all just not usable with the Core project. This is time consuming and very frustrating. The list just tells you what you cant use, hah!

                            Add a filter method to the NuGetDialog and/or filter automatically based on the project type.

                            7 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Show installed transitive dependencies in the NuGet Package Manager UI in Visual Studio.

                              When using the new transitive dependency feature of NuGet 3.0 it would be nice to see the full list of installed packages in the Package Manager UI in Visual Studio. Currently only the the top level NuGet package that was specified in the project.json is listed as installed but other dependencies you expect to see are not listed.

                              6 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • show allowedversion of package.config in the nuget ui

                                Please show the allowedVersion (frompackage.config) constraint in the grid of the installed versions.
                                And maybe use this information to restrict the attempt to update to a not allowed version.

                                ||Project|Version|Constraint|

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                                  0 comments  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add link to package page in the NuGet Package Manager

                                  As far as I can tell there's no link back to the package's page on nuget.org (or MyGet etc.). There's a link to report abuse and to the project's page, but none to the package's page.

                                  There's plenty of times where I'd like to pull up the webpage to check something but there's no easy way to do that. The closest way to do this from inside Visual Studio is to click on the report abuse link, then remove the /reportabuse portion of the url in the browser.

                                  Reasons for wanting this link:
                                  - See other packages from this author …

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                                    0 comments  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Nuget packages updates are not shown in the notifications pane

                                    I have to open the nuget package manager for each project to check if there's any update, I'm not notified like for other extensions.

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                                      0 comments  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • make packages.config a part of the csproj file (i.e. NuGet refs first class concept in MSBuild).

                                      now that it has been announced that project.json is going away and work is being done to improve csproj, i'd like to throw out the idea of making NuGet references a first class citizen in MSBuild and getting rid of packages.config.

                                      4 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Add custom configuration to build nuget packages

                                        VS 2017 RC.3+26127.0 added an IDE to customize nuget package creation details.

                                        It would be nice to have a way to customize other stuff like, what should be included in the package, target frameworks, etc.

                                        Or at least provide the possibility to add custom parameters to the package builder.

                                        3 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • "Whats new" in Nuget explorer

                                          I like to have some kind of short Changelog in Nuget like in the common Appstores, where the publisher write just a few sentences what have changed or where they have their changelog if they dont want to duplicate it.
                                          Everything is better then nothing even if it tell som generic lines like "Performence improvement" or "Security fix". But i hope that if this feature came some package owner will tell they "customer" of compatibilty breaker or the cool new feature everybody is waiting for.

                                          Random example i had where can't find fast enough what have changed until i don't…

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